Associate Director, GMA Oncology

Location
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Posted
Jul 23, 2021
Ref
10926BR
Discipline
Science/R&D, Oncology
Hotbed
Pharm Country
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!

Daiichi Sankyo Group is dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical therapies to improve standards of care and address diversified, unmet medical needs of people globally by leveraging our world-class science and technology. With more than 100 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 15,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help people. Under the Group’s 2025 Vision to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology,” Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on providing novel therapies in oncology, as well as other research areas centered around rare diseases and immune disorders.

Summary
The Associate Director/ Director Global Medical Affairs Oncology (GMA), under the direction of the Senior Director, GMA Oncology (Global Medical Affairs team lead for compound), is responsible for assisting with defining compound/program medical strategies and for leading select medical affairs projects within a specific compound or indication.

Responsibilities

  • Support GMA the development of the Global Medical Affairs strategy and execution of the Global Medical Affairs plan for select indications/projects related to evidence generation, medical information and internal education, publications, scientific exchange and external data communication, and stakeholder scientific engagement. Responsible for managing budgets and resources for the assigned GMA plan activities, in collaboration with Sr Director.

  • Support medical readiness activities for market launches and life cycle management for select indications/projects. Gains strategic and planning alignment across regions and functions and supports review of Local Country/Regional Medical Affairs activities when applicable. Provide medical support/input into commercial and market access discussions for select indications.

  • Support as medical lead for select company-sponsored GMA evidence generating studies/projects. Manages all medical aspects such as study document development and drives execution for assigned projects in collaboration with GMA Clinical Operations and other cross-functional and regional stakeholders.

  • Provides support in review of investigator-initiated studies (IIS) and may serve as deputy compound lead in Global IIS Review Committee meetings.

  • Leads selecting medical education and other scientific exchange activities in alignment with the Senior Director, such as scientific symposium and medical congresses, within legal and compliance regulations.

  • Collaborates across functions to support GMA MI&E activities in order to achieve approval of key scientific communications resources such as medical information response documents, (non-) promotional materials, educational slide deck and other internal training resources, within legal and compliance regulations. Provide training or communication of emerging data (internal or competitive), such as congress updates and development program highlights.

  • Provides medical leadership in interactions with key external stakeholders and lead Scientific Engagement activities such as planning advisory boards, managing individual stakeholder interactions and peer to peer discussions, congress engagement activities, and collation of insights for select indications related to the compound.

  • Provides support in the review of GMA Publications (abstracts, presentations, and manuscripts) and may serve as deputy compound lead on the Publication Planning Sub team (PPS).

Qualifications: Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.

For Associate Director
Education Qualifications (from an accredited college or university)
Bachelor's Degree required
PharmD preferred
PhD preferred
MD preferred
Master's Degree Advanced knowledge in medical/scientific area (Oncology) preferred

Experience Qualifications

  • 4 or More Years overall relevant experience preferred

  • 4 or More Years’ experience in pharma at local, regional and/or Global level preferred

  • Excellent knowledge of current clinical practice in Oncology / Hematology / Endocrinology or other relevant disease area preferred

  • knowledge in and understanding of medical activities (e.g. scientific communications, medical information, and ad board), relating to the commercialization of oncology products preferred

For Director

  • Education Qualifications (from an accredited college or university)
    Bachelor's Degree required
    PharmD preferred
    PhD preferred
    MD preferred
    Advanced knowledge in medical/scientific area (Oncology) required

Experience Qualifications

  • 10 or More Years overall relevant experience preferred

  • 4 or More Years’ experience in pharma at local, regional and/or Global level.

  • Excellent knowledge of current clinical practice in Oncology / Hematology / Endocrinology or other relevant disease area preferred

  • Experience in supporting or leading medical strategy and activities (including scientific communications, medical information, ad board, evidence generation), relating to the commercialization of oncology products preferred.

  • Experience in supporting or leading Medical Affairs-sponsored studies a plus

Travel
Ability to travel up to 20% Standard office based physical demands, travel as required.

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.